I’ve been looking at aftermarket billet aluminum oil filters with a stainless mesh filter that you can disassemble, clean, and re-use. Are these any good? I don’t mind taking a …
No doubt a custom-made OEM oil filter is much superior than a “one-size-fit-all” generic aftermarket oil filter which is designed to be used by too many different engines.Has anyone seen the Mazda OEM filter cut open? It does not have a top or bottom plate. Not sure that this is good. Also, cellulose as the media is not the best you can get. I would say too that the Micron level is high and would cause wear on the engine.
Cutting open a 2016 Mazda CX5 oil filter. These look much like most of the OEM filters on the market today, with no end caps on the filter material. Addition...www.youtube.com
Compare that to:
Mobil 1 Extended Performance oil filter after 15,000 miles of usage. We'll look at the synthetic media (99.9 efficiency), silicone anti-drain back valve, met...www.youtube.com
Which do you think is better?
Skyactiv Oil Filters
Here is one MNAO PDF to their US Mazda Dealers concerning genuine Oil Filter(s) installation and use for ALL SA Engines..
Mazda Dealers (in USA particularly) are also seeing stored DTC's (Diagnostic Trouble Codes in PCM) when they use even 'other' genuine Mazda oil filters in Skyactiv engines, see pic, they look identical, but it is what is inside.